'Browse-wrap' licenses invalid

David Johnson david at usermode.org
Sat Jul 7 19:12:49 UTC 2001

For those that don't read Slashdot, they just posted an item that a US 
District Court found "Online 'Browse-Wrap' Software License Agreement Not 

Slashdot post at 
http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=01/07/07/161248&mode=thread, with a link 
to the article at law.com.

In summary, because the users did not have to agree to or even review the 
license agreement before downloading the software, the requisite assent was 
missing, and thus no agreement was reached.

David Johnson

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